How to Start a Bullet Journal

How to Start a Bullet Journal! A quick and easy guide with lots of bujo spread inspiration and ideas. Check it out on The Paper Gazer!

There are a ton of posts, blog, information out there telling you about bullet journaling. Just type #bulletjournal into Instagram and you’ll get hundreds of photos. Most of these photos will be elaborate notebook pages filled with drawings and colors. But you don’t need all that!! Here’s a no fluff guide to how to start … Read more

Getting Ready for the New Year

Set your bullet journal or planner up for the new year! Covers goal setting and tips to hold yourself accountable. Check it out!

If you’re like me, you’ve started to think about the New Year. This time of year is filled with reflection on the last year and excitement of what’s to come.  Maybe even some anxiety. Did you hit all your goals for this year? I’ll admit I didn’t hit a few of my personal ones. Even … Read more

Why You Should Number the Pages in Your Notebook

Notebook Page Numbers, How using notebook page numbers can help you stay organized and increase your productivity. The Paper Gazer.

I was recently asked why notebook page numbers are important. It then occurred to me that people don’t know this simple productivity hack. How many of you have spent time wondering if you are leaving enough space for meeting notes? Do you use separate notebooks for work or different subjects just so your notes are organized? Have you rethought your paper notes in lieu of electronic notes that you can search? Page numbers can help you be more organized in your business notebook and more productive at work. Here’s why.

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Future Planning with a Planner

Future Planning, Using a Planner to Supplement your Professional Bullet Journal

Future planning with a bullet journal can be tough. Anyone with a hectic job is juggling today’s to-do’s and trying to remember what they were supposed to follow up on from last week. My last job was super crazy. I had a large number of requests, tasks, actions, and follow-ups that I was managing. At … Read more

Anxiety of Starting a Bullet Journal

I recently received a comment from a user who asked how to overcome the anxiety of getting started. This is a great question! This kind of anxiety is common within the Bullet Journal community. There is no right way to get started, you just have to try some different things and see what works for you.

I started a notebook or Bullet Journal as a way to keep track of my personal to-do’s. I had struggled with finding a planner that worked for me and stumbled upon Ryder Carroll’s Bullet Journal® website and intro video. If you are thinking about your work/personal organizational system and just want some ideas, head over to The Bullet Journal Website and watch the video. Once you are ready to give it a try, remember that it is completely okay to try things and have them not work.

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